Spencerville in DeKalb County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Settlement in DeKalb County Indiana 1828
Erected 1928 by DeKalb County Historical Society.
Location. 41° 16.984′ N, 84° 55.317′ W. Marker is in Spencerville, Indiana, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 1 and DeKalb County Road 68 (County Road 68), on the right when traveling north on State Road 1. Touch for map. A celebration was held when this marker was placed in 1928. Marker is in this post office area: Spencerville IN 46788, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spencerville Covered Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Daeida Hartell Wilcox Beveridge / Amelia Swilley Bingham (approx. 8.3 miles away in Ohio); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 8.3 miles away in Ohio); Land Office Building (approx. 8.3 miles away in Ohio); "It All Started Here" (approx. 8.6 miles away); Auburn Automobile Company (approx. 8.7 miles away); DeKalb County Veterans Memorial (approx. 9 miles away); Site Of Wesley Park's Home (approx. 9.1 miles away).
1. First Family in the First Settlement was David and Elizabeth Yates Butler
— Submitted June 9, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on January 24, 2013, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana. Photos: 1. submitted on June 9, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana. 2. submitted on September 15, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana. 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.